c) On the written agreement of the parties or at the request of the court, the court may refer to mediation an action concerning the parent-child relationship. (3) is signed by the party`s lawyer, if any, present at the time of signing the contract. (A) a party was the victim of domestic violence and that this circumstance affected the party`s decision-making capacity; or the Hansons are getting divorced. On December 13, 2012, they signed a Negotiated Transaction Agreement (MSA) under Family Code 6.602. They agreed on the division of their assets and marital debts. Marie agreed to provide some documents to Relator and to prepare the couple`s tax returns. Relator had to pay the first $5,000.00 in taxes, and the parties were jointly responsible for taxes of more than $5,000.00. Relator agreed to pay Marie $US 62,500.00 in the next six months. In the first months of 2013, the parties` lawyers exchanged letters on the real estate department and taxes from 2010 to 2012. Each party requested documents from the other side. In July, Marie filed an application to lift the MSA on the basis of Relator`s alleged « non-disclosure, misrepresentation and fraud. » In the fall of 2013, the 2011 and 2012 tax returns had not yet been filed and Relator sought a judgment on the execution of the MSA and a final divorce decision. At the conclusion of a evidentment hearing, the respondent issued an order authorizing the application to quash Mary`s WMA.
Relator filed this initial proceeding against the Tribunal`s order. (a) After the parties have written agreement, the court may refer an appeal concerning the parent-child relationship to arbitration. The agreement must indicate whether the arbitration procedure is binding or not. Max B. Hanson, Relator, asked for an appeal written by Mandamus, which ordered the Tribunal to resume the mediation contract signed by Relator and his wife, Marie-Claude L. Hanson, and to issue a judgment requiring the application of the terms of the transaction. The defendant is Honorary Judge Robert K. Inselmann, Jr., former judge of the County Court at Law Number 1, Angelina County, Texas.